This is a 2nd Shift Position located in Cherry Hill, NJ.
Using company procedures and guidelines, the Chemical Process Operator I is responsible for a limited spectrum of duties within the department. This may include but is not restricted to: weighing, mixing, equipment cleaning, tank cleaning, tank movement and PM activities, etc.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities, however, the ability to assume higher level responsibilities and/or have demonstrated leadership abilities is preferred. Training others is not a requirement of this job.
Completed BS in Chemistry (or relevant discipline).
Minimum 1 year Pharmaceutical liquid batching experience or 2 years of other batching experience or 2 years of practical laboratory experience or 2 years experience
Good oral and written communication skills are essential. Must be able to document process issues in a clean, concise manner in accordance with cGMPs and SOPs.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Must be able to read and understand complex formulation procedures. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to examine problem areas and make recommendations for corrective action. Must be able to comprehend and follow all applicable SOPs.
Heavy continuous exertion. Movement and weighing of heavy containers up to 100 lbs., lifts 45 – 50 lbs. 25 – 50% of time. Movement of portable tanks may require the use of a power pusher which requires 20/40 distance vision and ability to pass a whisper test (or have no worse that 40 dBA in the better ear). Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to climb ladders and platforms to dispense chemicals. Must be able to wear required PPE (See Work Environment below).
Work involves exposure to raw materials which requires special handling and protective equipment. Operators are exposed to raw materials 80% of the time. Must work in compounding suites wearing company issued frock (long laboratory coat), hood, and boots. Must wear PAPRs and successfully complete and pass pulmonary function testing. The noise level is moderate to loud in CIP Wash Rooms. Use of hearing protection may be required. The use of sanitizing agents to clean the compounding rooms may be moderately disagreeable.